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Good Vs Bad Carbs: Fat Loss, Health & Choosing the Right Sugars

What is the nutritional difference between a bar of chocolate and a banana? Do you know why a sandwich made with white bread is less healthy than one made with wholemeal? Is brown rice and white rice the same thing? What are ‘Carbs’ anyway and do you really need them? What are Carbs? Carbohydrates (or ‘Carbs’) are sugar-based foods which […]

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fat loss: how to cut 3,500 unnecessary calories per week

Fat Loss: How to Cut 3,500 Unnecessary Calories Per Week

Fat loss is hard. It takes time, perseverance and consistent focus on healthy eating and exercise. What does ‘healthy eating’ mean anyway? I would suggest (based on my professional experience of working with the general public) for most people, it means a balance of making sensible choices and having a little of what you fancy now and then. Quite right […]

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Healthy Whey Protein Smoothie Recipes

  Smoothies are a fantastic way of eating-on-the-go.  They are fast to prepare, you can take them with you as a quick and healthy ‘meal-on-the-go’ and, if prepared with fresh/healthy ingredients, can provide you with a ton of nutrients and vitamins to keep your blood sugar levels balanced and protein intake high – Both essential for maintaining healthy muscle tone. Personal Favourites I […]

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So, What Should I Eat?

‘So, what should I eat?’ Probably one of the most repeated questions I get asked as a personal trainer. If you have read my post Top Ten Tips for Fitness & Fat Loss, you may remember your food intake should be around 50% carbohydrate, 30% proteins and 20% fats for optimal fat loss and health benefits when exercising. This post is designed to help you understand what […]

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Is Your Weekend Binge Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

  Are you one of those people who likes fitness, eats healthily and makes sensible lifestyle choices but come the weekend, it’s time to let your hair down and binge on reward foods that you would never dream of during the week? Do you also long for a flatter stomach and more definition but despite endless cardio and hours of core exercise all you can see is the […]

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How to Curb Your Sugar Cravings in One Easy Step

We have all been there; Busy at work, entertaining the kids, working through the endless list of ‘things to do’… When suddenly it hits us. I need something sweet… NOW! Our brain’s need for an instant fix tells us our good habits and healthy behaviours can go jump for that one moment of sweet ecstasy. Why We Crave Sugar A craving for something […]

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One Simple Rule To Lose Weight This Summer

Summer is just around the corner and the warm, sunny holiday period is now on people’s minds. This of course brings about a desire to change, normally linked with an underlying sense of panic, of course, as the idea of strutting your stuff around your resort swimming pool in a swimsuit while showing off the excess Christmas weight which you […]

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Food For Thought

So here is a basic fact for you from the get go. Regardless of how hard you train, your food intake will still equate to roughly 70 – 80% of the results that you get (or don’t get) from your training. Nutrition is such a massive, diverse and often controversial subject that as my blog grows over time, I intend […]

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